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  1. Adverts from you childhood

    Chatter
    Now that just about everything seems to be on youtube how about posting up old TV adverts from when you were young that left an impression on you (good or bad). I can think of a few but as a very young and impressionable 10 year old the stupidity of the woman in the Playtex 18 Hour girdle just...
  2. Gone fishing in western Norway [lots of pics]

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi! This is my first ride report here (: This friday after work I went fishing. I borrowed a rod from my dad and took off. I decided to go fishing in Storefjorden and Fullskjeggevatnet. These are two lakes in Gloppen municipality, where I was born and spent my childhood. My mom and dad still...
  3. Xl 250 history?

    XL
    Hi guys ,forgive my computer skills but ive taught myself!!! I have just bought a childhood dream, a honda xl 250 Roger De Coster Special. The bike has never been registered in the Uk so not much info came with it.The hope is to find out the year the bike was made and get a age related...
  4. Hello

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all, Joined a few weeks ago for research and now the proud owner of my Africa Twin XRV 650. Currently driving back with it on a trailer. It's my first bike since I was a teenager on a 50cc. Before that I had an XR75 motorcrosser from the age of eight so had to go the XRV route as I always...
  5. Seat logo

    Bodgers Corner
    It's time to start justifying my stated diy bike mods interest. Some days ago I replaced the torn seat cover of my AT, another diy job (of which unfortunately I don't have any pictures) and now it's time to make it look better. It is a very easy job which I am sure will remind you of your...
  6. Tld 2010 report

    The Longest Day
    VERY ROUGH INCOMPLETE DRAFT - PICS WILL FOLLOW WHEN I AM DONE The Longest Day 2010 Team XRV Route - Number of bikers - Number of miles - Reason for ride - Amount raised - This was an annual event that I had been looking forward to with some gusto after having done the 2009 event. With so...
  7. Joining A New Fold........Possibly

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello all, I just took an 09 registered XL700 for a test ride and pretty much liked it straight away. It's nothing like I've every owned before and, if I do take the plunge, will be what looks to be a nice change and another childhood dream fulfilled. I was one of the long stayers on...
  8. Its all new, nerve racking and a bloody long way down

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Not sure what to put here. I'm a computer geek for a living just getting into my second childhood. I currently own a nice shiny RD07A and a not so shiny Armstrong MT500 (currently awaiting an exhaust system). I live by Cannock in Staffordshire having recently moved from Manchester. Finding...
  9. took my TA off road for the first time...

    Riding
    well kindof, on my in in to work earlier this week found the country lane from my house to the main road blocked by a lorry unloading building materials with an onboard crane. The stabilising legs were blocking the road so up on to the grass verge I go, round the obstruction and back on...
  10. comicbooks / Japanese swords / lightsaber

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hey guys in a vain attempt to gain as much money as possible for my RTW on the bike. Am having a large clean out. This includes stuff from my childhood. Which maybe from Aus or the USA, so There is a rather large collection of Comic books (if any on is interested pm your email and I will...
  11. The Longest Day - view from near the back!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Oh, where to start? The day? The planning? The charity? I don’t know, so I guess I’ll do the “whole weekend” and stick any references to planning, charity, support etc in where they seem to fit. I’m also going to stick the lessons I’ve learned in with the text too, hindsight being such a...
  12. Re: New members needs help

    Africa Twin
    Re: New members The Cheater Cheated! Thanks for the friendly invite as a new'en Dave. Having just bought an AT in Northern Germany, I left behind some slightly concerned, but moreover disbelieving German chums and rode it back to the UK one Saturday recently. I have tell you, I was...
  13. I got one, i finaly got one....

    Africa Twin
    Chaps, After months of putting it off i got myself an AT, got rid of ther sports bike and got the bike i wanted since childhood (well kind of 17 yrs old when these first came out) its the RD04 with tons of extra bits and well looked after, now here come the questions from a new owner, ive had...
  14. Last Ever Top of the POPs tonight

    Chatter
    Haven't watched it for years but tonights was the very last one. TOTP is one of my childhood and adolescence (although not entirely sure I have left adolescence yet). Good last show with lots of memories. The end of an era :cry:
  15. Whos your favourite???

    Chatter
    Now I know it may seem like a strange thread but Dr who was my childhood hero, no matter what noone could replace Tom Baker as the doctor. But I thought Christopher Eccleston came very close. Just watched tonights episode on BBC and I hvae to be honest its very close I quite like this new doc...
  16. Plane spotter

    Chatter
    I considered going to an airshow to bring back childhood memories, don't look like it'll happen now. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/leicestershire/4921876.stm shame really.
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